Lawrence Myles Boyle ’53

Lawrence Myles Boyle ’53 died on April 5, 2005, in Ft. Myers Beach, Florida.

Born on November 13, 1931, in Boston, he prepared for college at Christopher Columbus High School there and became a member of Chi Psi Fraternity at Bowdoin. Following his graduation in 1953, he served in the U.S. Army for two years, attaining the rank of first lieutenant. After working for two years with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Boston as a budget manager and then in sales, he joined the faculty at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts where he taught Latin and coached swimming, cross country, and track. In 1960, he received a Fulbright grant to attend a summer seminar for teachers of classics at the American Academy in Rome, Italy, where he studied the Latin language and classical civilizations. In 1963, he received a master of arts degree from Trinity College in Connecticut. In 1970, he was named assistant director of admissions at Deerfield. Surviving is his wife, Hannah Bent Boyle, whom he married in 1964.